Donald J. Bourque, 71, of Mattapoisett died November 5, 2013 at Beth Israel Hospital after a brief illness.
He was the longtime friend of the late Philip J. Murray, Jr.
Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Hector J. and Anna E. (Lemire) Bourque, he lived in Mattapoisett most of his life.
Mr. Bourque was formerly employed by Acushnet Company for many years until his retirement.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Mr. Bourque was a member of the Fin Fur and Feather Club in Mattapoisett. He enjoyed spending time at Ned’s Point.
Survivors include 4 brothers, Paul Bourque, Raymond Bourque and Hector Bourque, Jr., all of New Bedford and Ronald Bourque of Seekonk; 3 sisters, Pauline Longley of Palm Harbor, FL, Vivian Kirkwood of New Bedford and Lucille Viera of Tucson, AZ; his good friend J.R. Flanagan; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Janice Leger and Robert Bourque.
His Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 9th at 9 AM in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visiting hours are omitted.